Dear and Sweetheart

Dear

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Dear noun – A person with whom one is in love.
Usage example: I love you, dear

Sweetheart is a synonym for dear in darling topic. In some cases you can use "Sweetheart" instead the word "Dear" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like love, loved one, beloved person. popular alternative
Nearby Words: dearly, deary, dearie
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Sweetheart

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Sweetheart noun – A person with whom one is in love.
Usage example: I married my high-school sweetheart as soon as we both finished college

Dear is a synonym for sweetheart in love topic. You can use "Dear" instead the word "Sweetheart" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as beloved, loved one, darling, person whom another loves. popular alternative
Synonyms for Sweetheart

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dear dear dear dear sweetheart
kind kind dear kind sweetheart
little little dear little sweetheart

Both words in one sentence

  • Fan Fic / Gensokyo 20XX Yuuka does occasionally refer to Ran to as "Ducksie" and generally everyone as "dear" or "sweetheart".
  • Western Animation / TUGS Catch Phrase: Hercules tends to call everyone "m'dear" and "sweetheart." Warrior says "Sufferin' stacks" when surprised or startled.
  • Literature / Vorkosigan Saga aka: Komarr I want to go back to Ops, where my officers don't preface every insane demand with a menacing trill of, Ivan , dear, won't you be a sweetheart and... What I wouldn't give to hear a nice, deep, straightforward masculine bellow of Vorpatril!...
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